Presentation on theme: "Christmas in Ireland All about how Christmas is celebrated in the country of Ireland!"— Presentation transcript:
Christmas in Ireland All about how Christmas is celebrated in the country of Ireland!
Ireland Flag of Ireland Population: 4 622 917 Dublin(capital city) 1,024,027 (2013) Dublin
When is it Celebrated? Christmas in Ireland is celebrated from Christmas eve(Dec.24 th ) to the feast of the Epiphany on January 6.
Languages Spoken Happy/merry Christmas is “Nollag Shona Dhuit” This language is Irish.
TREE The trees are decorated with tinsel, colorful lights and topped off with a star or an angle.
Santa Claus in Irish Santa Claus in Irish In Irish (or Gaelick) Christmas, Santa Claus is known as “San Nioclas”(Saint Nicholas) or “Daidi na nollag”(Father Christmas)
Important Characters Important Characters People make cribs to celebrate the birth of Jesus and the arrival of the 3 kings.
Traditional Food Irish women bake a seed cake for each person in the house. They also make three puddings, one for each day of the Epiphany such as Christmas, New Year's Day and the Twelfth Night. The main meal includes turkey, cranberry sauce, ham and more things like a thanksgiving dinner. For desert mince pies, christmas pudding and rum sauce.
Purposes Christmas in Ireland is for religious purposes more than for fun
People who help through out the year would receive presents like the plumber and the milkman.
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